POL208Y1 Lecture Notes - Sustainable Development, Exponential Growth, Oxymoron
Tragedy of the commons collective action. Limits to growth/the problems of exponential growth neo-malthusianism. The environment in ir (stockholm, montreal vs. kyoto) No single country is big enough to change the outcomes. United nations conference on environment and development earth summit. Sustainable development: meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs (the. The united nations commission on sustainable development (new york) What does it mean in practice? (recycling, renewable energy is it enough?) Environmental ngo"s start to play an important international role in the mid. 1987 france agrees to pay . 16 million compensation to greenpeace. Proactive; provocative; media savvy; non-compromising; environment should always come first. Ngo"s receive an official status of active observers (rio); can"t vote but allowed to have international voices changing the nature of the international law. Critique; ngo"s have their own interest affected by the issues of resources and money.